Aussies Research Paper

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Being bordered by the Indian Ocean on the west, on the northeast by the Timor Sea and the Great Austrian Bight on the extreme southeast, make West Australia (WA) a mecca for Aussies fond of snorkeling, diving and endless aquatic-related events. But, that's not all WA offers Aussies needing a short holiday excursion.

Perth, WA's cosmopolitan state capital, offers an almost unlimited choice of surrounding nature-friendly activities that'll leave Perth residents and visitors clamoring for more. At Elizabeth Quay, Aussies regularly enjoy scenic river cruises, gondola rides and sea plane rides as well. At Kings Park, more than 400 hectares of awe-inspiring natural bush land and strategically placed lookouts make it an ideal spot for picture-taking
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Timing is important in this region as annual wine and food festivals offer Aussies some of the best opportunities for tasting premium wines and regional dishes as well. Don't miss this one, folks.

Being WA's second largest park, and having tropical semi-desert climates most of the year, make late autumn the ideal time to visit Karijini National Park.

This park that lies just south of Dampier, displays massive mountains over 2,500 million years old that give this ancient region an almost moon-like landscape. Yet, beautiful gorges such as Dales Gorge and cascading cataracts like Fortescue Falls, provide Aussies a well-worth and rewarding experience.

Just northwest of Lyndon, lies Ningaloo Marine Park. Home to more than 200 species of hard coral, 50 species of soft coral and over 500 species of fish, this is one marine adventure that'll delight Aussies through the various leisure activities offered at the park.

Snorkeling in Coral Bay via magnificent coral lagoons, driving in 4WD sand buggies and swimming along side of gigantic, fierce-looking but harmless whale sharks, make your trip an affair to remember
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A delightful region, especially for those with an interest in agriculture and prime farming such as growing melons, mangoes and until recently, sugar cane; a lucrative Indian sandalwood industry now has all but replaced sugar canes as main staples for this region's economy.

However, it is with the natural beauty of scenic areas such as the Ord River, Lake Argyle, Diversion Dam and nearby Bungle Bungle that generally interest tourists the most.

Lying to the north of Perth by 1,274 kilometres, or a 15 hour drive, Exmouth promises to deliver Aussies a broad range of exciting adventures such as snorkeling in crystal blue Turquoise Bay, diving in Navy Pier, camping tours at the Cape Range National Park and reef kayaking experiences found in few other places.

All in all, Western Australia has it all: from magnificent, pristine beaches and coastal waters, to taking an afternoon swim with a gigantic, enigmatic whale shark. Perhaps, you'd rather just ponder the eerie landscape of the mountainous regions with jagged limestone peaks and gorges in the Cape Range National Park.

Whatever the case, Exmouth, laid-back and making no apologies for it, even makes relaxing and watching wandering emus, rambling goannas and a host of other wildlife--just plain fun to
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